Cooking Recipes of the Middle Ages


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  • Ingredient: (usually) edible material used in cooking
  • Dish: general category of food
  • Tool: equipment used in cooking
  • Name: proper name of dish
  • Instruction: one set of action during dooking
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Veal as venison with pfeffer

Ein gut wildpraett von ainem kalb


Berlin, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz –, Handschriftenabteilung, Ms. germ. qu. 1187 Source Collection: B4, fol. 095vRecipe Nr. 160 Dating: mid 15th c.Origin: place of origin unknownLang: Bavarian

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Same title: b4.160, w1.162Shared ingredients: b4.160Same ingredients in following recipe: 1Same tools in following recipe: 0


Main ingredient: meatPreparation: boiledType: show dish

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